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December 2017

Today, we are making Holiday slime. It has been on my to-do list for a while now, and we are very excited to finally conduct this sensory learning experiment! Slime, besides being absolutely awesome to touch, is also an amazing science demonization. We love hands-on learning through play, and slime... Read more →

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A Mystery Bag (or a Stereognostic Bag) is a classic sensorial activity. In Montessori education, the stereognostic sense is defined as an ability to identify an object by distinguishing its shape, texture, and consistency based on touch alone (by running fingers over the object), without seeing it. Such stimulation is... Read more →

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This is a simple fun 🎄Holiday Inspired 💥Science activity on magnetism. A child would transfer Christmas colors 🔔 bells from one bowl to the other using a magnet. Also, discuss the power of magnetic force and the type of metals that are Ferromagnetic. Offer two bowl: one filled with bells... Read more →

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Below are 📚books we have been enjoying reading during the 🎄Christmas 🎅🏻 Holidays. Books by Lori Evert (left column): The Reindeer Wish (buy here), The Christmas Wish (buy here), The Brave Littel Puppy (buy here). Rudolph series by Robert May (middle column): Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer 📚 book (Part I)... Read more →

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I love bringing books to life and setting up small world invitations to play. I also like mixing different subjects, and today, we are bringing my children's old favorite Rudolph Lift-the-Tab book (buy here) to life with a math twist. We are using a traditional Montessori Math material: The 💯Hundred... Read more →

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How about adding some✨magic to this Holiday Season? Your kiddo will absolutely love this fun 🎄Christmas Inspired Science ⚗️Experiment! A magic toothpick trick on how to turn a broken toothpicks snowflake into a star! Observe the toothpicks mysteriously glide right in front your eyes! What you will need: five wooden... Read more →

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The process of learning how to read can be as simple and joyful as the process of learning how to walk. In Montessori Language curriculum, the hands-on phonetic approach helps children form a clear understanding of how written words encode the spoken sounds into the symbolic letters of the alphabet.... Read more →

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Please meet our EMOTIONS/FEELINGS puppet friends! Many people use the words “emotions” and “feelings” interchangeably. However, although highly related, the meaning of emotions and feelings is distinct. An emotion is a conspicuous physical bodily response to a common change, while a feeling is a mental reaction to an emotion that... Read more →

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A fun day for us in December is St. Nicholas Day, a special Advent family tradition celebrated on December 6th, which falls during the Advent season. This feast day of Saint Nicholas, who is the patron saint of children in many European and Eastern countries, is especially exciting for children... Read more →

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We all had so much fun making our no-cook homemade play dough. What you will need (double up if you would like to make more): 1 cup of white all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, 1/4 cup of salt, 1 tablespoon of cream of tartar, 3/4 cups of boiling... Read more →

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Finally, we made no-cook homemade play dough inspired by so many talented Mamas. I think my children enjoyed making it even more than playing with it! Please, note, since this natural play dough has no preservatives, it must be stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Also, playdough will... Read more →

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Today, we are exploring colors while creating patterns on a paper towel, and thereafter experimenting with water and color mixing, coming up with a new art piece, different than the original. What you will need: paper towel (we are using Bounty), Sharpies (buy thin point here and thick here), markers... Read more →

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